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Shababs Balti Restaurant

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163-165 Ladypool Road | Balti Triangle, Birmingham B12 8LQ, England
+44 121 440 2893
12:10 - 23:55
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Sun - Sat 12:10 - 23:55
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Attentive staff, lovely food and helpful in getting a taxi that didn't rip us off. Could have been a bit cleaner. The floor was messy the window was in need of cleaning and the table was sticky. But I would return there to eat.

Thank Paula L
Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited 2nite as not been for a while but 'Wow' what a fantastic meal.Zaff you did us proud!! Loved the bit of refurb also.lots of staff which was good to see.nice to see its back to the good old Shababs that we no and love!!!!!

Thank Wendy L
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been edging to try here for ages, and all i can say is WOW !!! I booked the table for 8.00pm on a Friday evening, when we got there it was packed which is testament to just how good it is. We were seated as soon as we got there even though we were a little early, popadoms and... More 

Thank Ianmaney
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122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with friends and really enjoyed it. Tasty food, friendly service, good portions and great value.

1 Thank Paul L
Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ordered a delivery of chicken tikka sheesh kebabs and tandoori fish where do I start the chicken tikka was coated in food colouring which totally covered my hands and stuffed with salt, the kebabs were so small and only had onions in them they were no longer than a finger and the tandoori fish was cold and chewy like... More 

Thank amelia853
Coventry, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I visited Shababs last month after we heard how good the food was. It was so amazing that we have since driven from Coventry three times as this is perhaps the finest food we have had in years. Obviously everyone has their own opinions but for us it is absolutely perfection and we are going to make... More 

Thank kezzieb
Bangor, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited Shabab's with my wife on December 16th. This is claimed to be a very good curry house in the Curry Triangle of Birmingham, unfortunately that claim had disappeared into the triangle! We both had a Balti, mine was a chicken my wife had another Balti of some description both were pretty mediocre, our local pub serves a Balti just... More 

4 Thank tommo2011
Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered a delivery for a family of four and I've never been so disappointed ! Waited over an hour the portions were tiny and all was cold ! I ordered a chilli garlic chicken and couldn't find one chilli or piece of garlic in it, never again. When I phones and complained I was told that's the portion sizes so... More 

Thank Paula D
2 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Curries were good however I didn't enjoy the starters, they were cold with old salad. Restaurant was empty when me and my two friends went... Maybe something to do with customer service skills. Waiters do not acknowledge you and it's hard to get their attention, even in an empty restaurant! Their chicken Karahi and garlic naan was 10/10 for portion... More 

Thank Bethany59
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

I've been coming here for years, and the food is fab! keep coming back for my favourite peshawri naan and lamb curry!

Thank james d

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$19
Indian, Asian, Balti, Pakistani, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:10 - 23:55
12:10 - 23:55
12:10 - 23:55
12:10 - 23:55
12:10 - 23:55
12:10 - 23:55
12:10 - 23:55
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 163-165 Ladypool Road | Balti Triangle, Birmingham B12 8LQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +44 121 440 2893
Shababs is located in the heart of the Balti Triangle on the renowned Ladypool Road. Shababs smart decor with henna patterned wallpaper greets the diner but make no mistake, this is a genuine Birmingham balti house right down to it's glass topped tables.Shabab is the place to enjoy Birmingham's famous culinary creation.... The Authentic Birmingham Balti.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?